Northern California

The Arthritis Foundation, Great West Region, Northern California offices provide information, events, advocacy and research funding for the 1.1 million individuals in Northern California who struggle daily with arthritis.

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Upcoming Events

2016 Healing Hands for Arthritis

2016 Healing Hands for Arthritis


We invite you to join us on Wednesday, September 28 at your nearest Massage Envy to participate in Healing Hands for Arthritis®, where you can say Yes to making massage a part of your holistic approach to care – and to improving the lives of others with arthritis.

Healing Hands for Arthritis is a one-day fundraiser where $10 from every one-hour massage or facial session and 10% of sales from select retail products will go towards the Arthritis Foundation to help others with arthritis continue living the best life possible.

2016 Arthritis Bike Classic - Pescadero

2016 Arthritis Bike Classic - Pescadero


Join us for a spectacular, fully supported one-day cycling adventure while raising funds to cure arthritis.

2016 Fashion Fights Arthritis

2016 Fashion Fights Arthritis


Join us for a thrilling runway show, luncheon and reception, as we fight arthritis with fashion.

2016 California JA Teen Retreat

2016 California JA Teen Retreat

11/4/2016 to 11/6/2016

The Arthritis Foundation's Teen Retreat provides teens, ages 14-18 and in high school, an opportunity to learn more about arthritis, practice taking an active role in their health care under the supervision of medical staff, and connect with other teenagers with rheumatic disease during a fun weekend adventure!

Registration is $100 per teen.
Scholarships are available.

Register your teen to attend at

2016 Jingle Bell Run - Pacific Grove

2016 Jingle Bell Run - Pacific Grove


Complete a 5-kilometer run or walk with your team members, spreading smiles, good cheer and a winning spirit. Wear a holiday-themed costume. Tie jingle bells to your shoelaces. Show off your ugly Christmas sweater… and be a Champion of Yes!

Join the Fight


Let Your Voice Be Heard

The best Advocate is someone who knows what it’s like to fight the everyday battles—someone like you. By sharing your personal story of Yes with legislators and lawmakers, you can become part of the solution.

Better Living Toolkit

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A Digital Tool to Help You Live Your Best

This powerful resource will help you better understand your disease and take a positive step toward living a life of Yes. Get information, tips and tools that will help you work with doctor to develop the best treatment plan for your unique needs, so you can continue to enjoy the things that are most important to you.